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Today @ 10:00 to 21 December 2019 16:00

Artisan Market: Spring Into Life (Littlehampton High Street)

Now in its fourth year, the Artisan Market brings local producers, creators, and craft makers to the High Street. Expect to see busking, performance, live art and all the colourful characters that make up the local coastline and downlands around us along the South Coast. It’s a chance for locals and visitors alike to gain a fresh understanding of the many community organisations, clubs and goods available within Littlehampton Town.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town

Today to 13 December 2019

Littlehampton Museum OPEN 2019 (Littlehampton Museum)

Littlehampton Museum’s hugely popular OPEN exhibition has returned for its eight year, with fantastic artwork from all over Sussex, filling the Hearne Gallery until Christmas. For more information, visit http://www.littlehamptonmuseum.co.uk
Event organiser: Littlehampton Museum

Today to 20 October 2019

Explore (St Margaret’s Church, Angmering)

On the Friday night, we have some special events for children and young people to explore what Jesus can mean for them. Beginning at 5pm, there will be a picnic tea, games and a short talk for families with children under 11. Later, at 6.45pm, there will be an opportunity for teens and young people to have some fun and then they can ask, or text in, any questions about the Christian life. On the Saturday night, we have invited Dr Denis Alexander, a distinguished molecular biologist from Cambridge, to address the question, ‘Has Science buried God?’ Come and join us on this evening and take the opportunity to ask your questions— any questions, no holds-barred! Visit https://www.stmargaretsangmering.church
Event organiser: St Margaret’s Church

Today @ 17:15 to 20 October 2019 01:00

ZED'S DEAD: A Tarantino Royale (St Paul's Arts Centre)

To mark the 25th-anniversary release of what is widely considered Quentin Tarantino's most groundbreaking and influential movie, Pulp Fiction, Coastal Events invite you to a royale celebration of all things QT. We’ve hooked up with our friends over at The Connaught Cinema to show PULP FICTION on the big screen and then it’ll be time to cross the road to St Paul’s Arts Centre, where things will be getting hot, dark, loud and racy - just the way the man himself would want it. We're talking:
- Live music from DJ Simon Price and The Violet Jive playing QT soundtrack songs
- Big screen QT visuals all night long
- QT themed food and drinks
- QT themed FREE unlimited photo booth
- QT themed professional face painting
- The World Famous Jack Rabbit Slims Twist Contest
- Prizes for best dressed QT themed costumes
So dust off your black suits and ties, yellow catsuits, bridal gowns and your shiniest gimp costumes, then grab your tickets for what will be one inglorious night.
Event organiser: Coastal Events Ltd

NOVEMBER 2019

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00

Open Morning! (Abbots Lodge Dental Practice)

Did you miss the last open morning? Fear not, for Abbots Lodge Dental Practice is hosting another! Come along, meet the team, enjoy a coffee and a nice cake. Also, you'll get to see the progress we have been busy making to the renovations here... We are sure you will approve! Any questions you may have for the dentist can be answered, or if you just fancy stepping out for a coffee and a chat. We love to meet and greet, and get to know you and it's nice to kick back and relax with you. We look forward to seeing you there!
Event organiser: Sacha Tunks

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 09:30 to 12:30

Charity & Community Market (The Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston )

This is an opportunity to make contact with local charities, fundraisers and community groups. There will be WI food to eat in or takeaway, home-made jams, plants, jewellery, hand-made cards and gifts and many other locally crafted items. Tea and coffee are also available. Entry is by donation, with all profits going to local charities and good causes.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 09:30 to 15:00

Introduction to Bread Baking (Patching)

Join me for a day of bread baking in my country kitchen. I'll show you how to make six different types of bread in a day - white and wholemeal loaves, rolls, walnut, banana or beetroot mini loaves, pitta and focaccia. We use my regular oven, so it’s straightforward to re-create in any kitchen. With only two people at a time, the experience is really personal. £75 per person including coffee and cake, lunch and all the bread you bake, you get to take home. To book your place, or talk about alternative dates, call Sue on 01903 871683.
Event organiser: Baking at Sue's House

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

Rustington WI Winter Fayre (St Peter and St Paul Church Hall, Rustington)

Councillor Jon Street will open Rustington WI's Winter Fayre, where there will be stalls selling artisan jewellery, crafts, gifts, books, cakes and preserves and many more must-have items, plus a chance to win a prize in our tombola and grand raffles. There will also be a cafe serving hot food and drinks. Call 01903 787589 for more details.
Event organiser: Rosemary HUnter

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Pop-up Shop-Theatrical Props & Costumes (St James the Great Church Hall, East Ham Road, Littlehampton BN17 7AN)

The choir is holding a massive sale of their theatrical props and costumes.
Contact Chris Allen on 01243 582330 or
edwinjamesfestivalchoir@gmail.com
Event organiser: Edwin James Festival Choir and Orchestra

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

Georgian Gardens Community School Stay and Play (Georgian Gardens, BN16 3JJ)

Open Events for children starting school in September 2020 - come and meet the staff and visit our friendly school for a stay and play session on Sat 9th November 10am-12pm; Open Evening from 6pm-7pm on the 14th November or one of our Open Mornings scheduled from 9.30am-11.30am on 3rd and 22nd October. There is no need to RSVP, but it is helpful if you could let us know if you would like to attend - call the office on 01903 771555.
Event organiser: Georgian Gardens Community School

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 10:00 to 17:00

N Gauge Model Railway Show (Shoreham Baptist Church, Western Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 5WD)

West Sussex N Gauge Model Railway Club are presenting a modular layout made up of over 25 individual layouts, linked with a running track of over 180 feet. This is a one-off event to bring together as many modular layouts in club members hands. The club second-hand shop will be in attendance along with the N Gauge Society National Trade Stand.
Entrance fee is £3 for adults or £1 for children.
Refreshments will be available. There is plenty of parking around the venue and is close to the railway station. Come along for this once in a generation exhibition.
Event organiser: West Sussex N Gauge Model Railway Club

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 10:30

Creation and Origins (Angmering Baptist Church)

This film captures the first chapter of Genesis and was shown at cinemas in America in 2017. It gives a good overview of the main arguments for special creation as opposed to evolution. It includes cutting edge cinematography/visual effects and fascinating Ph.D. interviews. (109 mins.) There is no cost for entry and all are welcome.
Event organiser: David Barnes

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 18:30 to 22:00

A Century in Music, Prose & Poetry (Arundel Castle)

Join us to celebrate 100 years of Care for Veterans with a glamorous evening of music, prose and poetry in the stunning Baron's Hall at Arundel Castle. Tickets are £50 each and include a drinks and canapés reception, and then a celebration of 100 years with musical performances, poetry and prose read by celebrities.
For more information, or to book tickets, call us on 01903 218444.
Event organiser: Care for Veterans

Sunday 10 November 2019 - 10:30

Remembrance Sunday (Littlehampton High Street and War Memorial)

The parade will muster adjacent to the Town Clock in the High Street precinct at 10.30am. A short service, including the laying of the wreaths and two minutes silence, will be held at the war memorial at 11am, the parade will then move to St Mary’s Church where another service will take place. Call 01903 732063 for more information or email events@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Tuesday 12 November 2019 - 13:00

Ferring Horticultural Society (Field Place Bowling Club)

Members are invited to join us for the Annual Lunch. Tickets are £18 and can be obtained from Denise Potton on 01903 506455.
Event organiser: Jim Gray

Tuesday 12 November 2019 - 19:15 to 20:45

L'immigration russe en France vers 1917 (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green BN16 4FU)

Tonight's fascinating and illuminating talk will be on the relationship between Russia and France prior to 1917, the 1917 Russian Revolution, when nearly 1m Russians emigrated, many to France and their assimilation into the French culture and way of life. Come along and spend the evening with a friendly and enthusiastic group of Francophiles, varying abilities in the French language from school level to French born and bred. So whatever your ability, you will fit in. £4 a visitor and refreshments will be available on the night. A bientôt!
Event organiser: Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle supported by Alliance Française de Londres

Wednesday 13 November 2019 - 14:30

Petworth Families - an illustrated talk by Anne Charlesworth (Conservative Hall, Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

Before Petworth House was given to the National Trust in 1947, the house and park were owned by a succession of relatives: the powerful Percy family, Earls of Northumberland, then the Seymours and the Wyndhams, with the titles Earl of Egremont and Lord Leconfield. The current Lord and Lady Egremont still live in part of the house. This talk by Anne Charlesworth tells the stories of the Petworth families. All welcome – EPKPS members free, visitors £3 payable at the door.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

Wednesday 13 November 2019 - 19:00 to 22:00

‘Would I Lie to You?' Wine Tasting (Cissbury Barns, Findon)

Are you a wine lover? Might you dare to say ‘a connoisseur’? Put it to the test with your friends at a fun-filled night! Local charity Guild Care is holding another game of wine tasting ‘Would I Lie to You?’ with Hennings Wine. You will be given five wines to taste which will be described by our panel of three experts – but only one of them will be telling the truth! Your task is to match the wine with the correct description. Will you impress everyone or go a deep shade of red when you can’t tell a Pinot from a Merlot? Tickets are £26.50, which includes the wine and game as well as a delicious two-course dinner (vegetarian option available) provided by Cissbury Barns. You can purchase your tickets via Guild Care’s website: www.guildcare.org/wine
All funds raised will be used to support our charity. Together we can keep vital local services going for children and adults dealing with the daily challenge of a disability, loss of independence, or dementia.
If you have any queries, please get in touch with Guild Care’s Fundraising Team. You can call them on 01903 528613 or email fundraising@guildcare.org.
Event organiser: Guild Care

Wednesday 13 November 2019 - 19:45 to 16 November 2019 22:00

A Christmas Carol (Woodlands Centre Rustington)

Rustington Players are delighted to present A Christmas Carol, an adaptation by Karen Louise Hebden of the famous story by Charles Dickens. Val Daly and Claire Cossins direct the production, which features members of the Rustington Players Youth Theatre.
An uplifting show, entertaining for all ages that will make you look forward to Christmas! Traditional carols highlight the storyline.
Tickets are £10 and available from Ticketsource.co.uk/rustingtonplayers, 07546 306438 or on the door.
Event organiser: Rustington Players

Thursday 14 November 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Come to Arcady – the Rise of Edwardian Musical Comedy (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington)

When the partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan came to an end in the 1890s, the void was filled by a new and even lighter entertainment called musical comedy. Ian Gledhill’s illustrated talk with music looks at the development of this genre from 'The Shop Girl' of 1894 through to Lionel Monckton's hit show 'The Arcadians'. All are welcome. Heritage Association members pay £1 for entry; visitors, £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Thursday 14 November 2019 - 18:00 to 19:00

Georgian Gardens Community School Open Evening (Georgian Gardens, BN16 3JJ)

Open Events for children starting school in September 2020 - come and meet the staff and visit our friendly school for a stay and play session on Sat 9th November 10am-12pm; Open Evening from 6pm-7pm on the 14th November or one of our Open Mornings scheduled from 9.30am-11.30am on 3rd and 22nd October. There is no need to RSVP, but it is helpful if you could let us know if you would like to attend - call the office on 01903 771555.
Event organiser: Georgian Gardens Community School

Friday 15 November 2019 - 14:15 to 16:45

Ferring Flower Club Monthly Meeting (St Andrew's Church Hall, Ferring)

Do you enjoy flowers and meeting people? We invite you to join us at our monthly meeting and enjoy an afternoon of watching a professional flower arranger create stunning floral pieces with a Christmas theme, whilst entertaining the audience. Refreshments are available and the professionally arranged flowers will be raffled. Visitors are always warmly welcomed, no need to book. £5 admission at the door. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Friday 15 November 2019 - 19:30 to 21:00

Geological Presentation (St Stephens Church, Angola Road, Worthing BN14 8DU)

Worthing Geological Society presents a talk by Professor Craig Storey, Portsmouth University, about "The rising of Continents and sinking of Oceans" followed by questions and refreshments. Come along and join us. We have a full programme of field trips for 2020.
for more details ring 01903 209140 or visit www.wsgs.org.uk
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Saturday 16 November 2019 - 10:00 to 15:30

Christmas Craft and Artisan Market (Ferring Village Hall, Ferring Street, Ferring)

Christmas is coming and so is our Christmas Market. We are not just a craft market; our stallholders create and sell products that you will want to buy. Indulge yourself with scented candles and handmade soaps, silver jewellery, art works, clothes and pyrography. We have a cornucopia of products to browse and for your family and friends. We will also have a café running all day serving tea and coffee breakfast baps and lunches. Free entry.
Event organiser: Three Little Birds

Saturday 16 November 2019 - 18:30 to 00:00

The Hope Charity Project Ball (Clapham, West Sussex)

Each year, Long Furlong Barn invites the local community to come and support The Hope Charity Project. The mission of The Hope Charity Project is to build support networks within the local community to ensure that no-one feels alone at a time when young people and their families feel most vulnerable. We host an annual ball, providing an inspiring night of entertainment and fine dining. This amazing evening is the perfect excuse to dress up and dance the night away whilst supporting this much-needed charity in West Sussex.
Celebrating the work that the HOPE Charity provides, this unique evening raises funds for their therapy centre based in South water, West Sussex.
Event organiser: Long Furlong Barn

Tuesday 19 November 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00

Ramblings from Rustington - Prehistoric and Roman Rustington (Rustington Museum)

Rustington Museum will be re-opening its doors to the public on 1st November, after a much-awaited re-development. Gordon Hayden will be starting off our new talks programme with a fascinating talk on Prehistoric and Roman Rustington. Taking place in the museum, where you will be able to see local artefacts from this period, Gordon will talk about how they help tell the story of the village. Email museum@rustingtonpc.org for more information.
Event organiser: Rustington Museum

Wednesday 20 November 2019 to 23 November 2019

Vicar of Dibley (Ferring Village Hall)

Geraldine Granger, a woman vicar in need of a church and an endless supply of chocolate, is sent to the sleepy village of Dibley, populated by the parishioners of the maddest variety. All your favourite characters from the hugely popular TV series will be on stage to create an evening of laughs. Adapted from the original TV series by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer with kind permission of Tiger Aspect Productions, each performance will generate a donation to Comic Relief. Tickets at £10 each for pre-sale will be announced in the November issue. Visit the society’s website www.ferring-drama.org.uk for more details.
Event organiser: FADS 

Thursday 21 November 2019 - 14:30

Afternoon Talk (English Martyrs Barn, Goring)

Clive and Sue Fennel will be helping us to discover how Christmas has changed over the years.
Event organiser: June Cooper

Thursday 21 November 2019 - 19:15

Denmans Gardens, Past, Present and Future (Methodist Church Hall Claigmar Road Rustington)

Gwendolyn van Paasschen will be talking about the past history of and future plans for Denmans Gardens. Visitors and new members are always very welcome. Membership is £20 per year or visitor's fee £3.50 at the door (refundable on joining). Contact Sue Phillips on 01903 782030.
Event organiser: West Sussex Horticultural Club

Thursday 21 November 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

Sussex Family History Group Meeting (Chichester Room, Field Place, Durrington BN13 1NP)

We are the Worthing branch of Sussex Family History Group and welcome members and visitors to our monthly meetings. Our November speaker is the well known Dr Janet Pennington who will entertain us with her talk, entitled 'Cakes & Ale: A Full English in your 17th Century Local'. We look forward to meeting you. Our next meeting will be on the third Thursday of January. Please contact www.sfhg.org.uk for more information.
Event organiser: Sue Peyman-Stroud

Friday 22 November 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Friday 22 November 2019 - 17:00 to 20:00

Littlehampton Christmas Light Switch On (Littlehampton High Street)

The Littlehampton Christmas Light Switch On is back. Join us for a magical night with Christmas themed activities and fun for everyone! The event will feature amazing live music and entertainment and also a variety of street food stands! It’s a perfect way to start the Christmas season. Email events@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Saturday 23 November 2019 to

Afternoon Tea at Arundel Castle in the Baron's Hall (Arundel)

Join the afternoon tea at Arundel Castle. To book your seat, contact Nikki at the Lido, on nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Saturday 23 November 2019 - 09:30 to 15:30

Introduction to Bread Baking (Patching)

Join me for a day of bread baking in my country kitchen. I'll show you how to make six different types of bread in a day - white and wholemeal loaves, rolls, walnut, banana or beetroot mini loaves, pitta and focaccia. We use my regular oven, so it’s straightforward to re-create in any kitchen. With only two people at a time, the experience is really personal. £75 per person including coffee and cake, lunch and all the bread you bake, you get to take home. To book your place, or talk about alternative dates, call Sue on 01903 871683.
Event organiser: Baking at Sue's House

Saturday 23 November 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

November Sale and Coffee Morning (Angmering Village Hall)

Come and browse at the Poppy Club's sale and coffee morning. There will be gifts, homemade cakes, a tombola and raffle and as much more. Money raised will go towards the club's activities.
Event organiser: The Poppy Club

Saturday 23 November 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

Cheeki Monkeys Baby and Children's Market (The Woodland Centre, Rustington)

Popular Indoor Market with pre-loved baby and children's items. This is a place where parents can buy and sell baby and children's clothes, toys and equipment. As well as parents booking preloved stalls, we also welcome enquiries from crafts and businesses, children's entertainers and activity providers who would be interested in attending or advertising at our event. You can find more information on our website: www.cheekimonkeys.co.uk or find more details on Facebook Cheeki Monkeys Worthing Area.
Event organiser: Sue Mansfield

Saturday 23 November 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Christmas Fair (St Mary's Church, Broadwater Rd, Worthing BN14 8HT)

Enjoy shopping at the craft market for Christmas presents whilst supporting small local businesses. There will be a raffle, tombola and handmade gifts to buy, and warm drinks will be served. Visit https://www.rowlandsingers.co.uk/ for more information about the choral society.
Event organiser: The Rowland Singers Choral Society

Saturday 23 November 2019 - 12:00 to 17:00

East Preston Christmas Celebrations (East Preston (various))

Celebrating Christmas with a French food market, craft & gift stalls, live music, Father Christmas, funfair, activities in local businesses & carol singing. We finish with a lantern procession through the village & a short firework display on the Village Green at 5pm.
Event organiser: East Preston Parish Council

Saturday 23 November 2019 - 12:00 to 15:00

Pop-up Shop-Preloved Items (St James the Great Church Hall, East Ham Road, Littlehampton BN17 7AN)

The choir is holding a massive sale of preloved items including bric-a-brac, clothing, CDs and DVDs, books, theatrical costumes, kitchenware etc. Plenty of bargains to be had! Contact Chris Allen on 01243 582330 or
edwinjamesfestivalchoir@gmail.com
Event organiser: Edwin James Festival Choir

Saturday 23 November 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00

Zadok the Priest (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington)

Having raised thousands of pounds for charity in recent concerts, Worthing Voices and The Anniversary Orchestra are again working hard to bring top quality music to Worthing. The purpose is to raise money for the next chosen charity. Worthing Voices, led by Worthing-based conductor Shirley Linford, will be performing Zadok the Priest, a much loved piece for classical music lovers, together with other popular pieces for the time of year. Entry is free with a retiring collection for the chosen charity. Worthing Voices are a locally based choir who perform three concerts a year to help raise money for charities in the area. Charities that have benefited from concerts in the past include Marie Curie Cancer Care, The Children’s Society, Worthing Hospital Stroke Unit, CLIC (Cancer and Leukaemia in Children) and The Lavinia Norfolk Centre at The Angmering School. We are always looking to welcome new singers so if you are interested in taking your singing in the shower a stage further, contact Shirley on 01903 783692. For more information on the concert, contact John Wolstenholme on johnwolstenholme@hotmail.co.uk or 07957 550420.
Event organiser: John Wolstenholme

Sunday 24 November 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. Suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible, but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Sunday 24 November 2019 - 12:00 to 15:00

Clapham and Patching Christmas Fayre (Clapham and Patching Village Hall, Long Furlong)

This year, the annual Fayre is raising funds for Alzheimers Research UK. There will be a wide range of stalls selling handmade crafts, decorations and food items for perfect Christmas gifts. There will also be refreshments, face painting and henna creations, balloon modelling, a raffle and tombola. Entry and parking are free.
Event organiser: The Junction at Clapham

Wednesday 27 November 2019 to 30 November 2019

Peter Pan the Musical (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

Follow the story about a boy who never wants to grow up with Stage-Door Theatre Company's Peter Pan - The Musical. Tickets are available via www.stage-door.org.uk/tickets or www.ticketsource.co.uk/stage-door-theatre
Event organiser: Stage-Door Theatre Company

Wednesday 27 November 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations only.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Friday 29 November 2019 - 12:00

Littlehampton Probus Ladies Club Christmas Lunch (Vardar Restaurant, Littlehampton)

Our members normally meet on the fourth Friday of each month at the Vardar restaurant, Selborne Road, Littlehampton, but we are meeting a little later this month as this is our Christmas lunch meeting. We shall be gathering from 12pm onwards for convivial pre-lunch conversation and shall be sitting down around 12.45pm for a traditional 2-course Christmas lunch with entertainment. The meal will cost £15. There is no meeting in December. Membership is open to all retired, or semi-retired, ladies living in the Littlehampton-Worthing area. It costs £20 to join the club with annual subs of £15. To find out more call 07956540780 or email susya@talktalk.net
Event organiser: Littlehampton Probus Ladies Club

Friday 29 November 2019 - 14:30 to 16:30

A Sussex Farm During the 1950s (Village Hall, Ferring St, Ferring)

At their November meeting, Ian Everest (a local history speaker) will describe how life was on a South Down farm in the 1950s. The war was over, but the battle was still being fought to feed the nation. This talk includes original cine film. After a break for tea, the popular Nature Notes will follow and Ed Miller will bring the meeting to a close with any planning news. Admission will be £2 for members and £3 for visitors to include tea and biscuits.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservation Group

Saturday 30 November 2019 - 09:30 to 13:00

Christmas Bread Class (Ferring)

Join me for a relaxed, fun morning and learn to make two Christmas Breads for you to enjoy at home or give as gifts. I'm an experienced baker and trainer with an EHO 5* rated kitchen. All ingredients, drinks and snacks are included in the price, £35 pp. There's a discount for group booking of four people. For more information or to book, please call Debbie on 01903 507512 or email: forgoodnessbake.ferring@gmail.com
Event organiser: Debbie

Saturday 30 November 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

Winter Fayre (Woodlands Centre, Rustington)

Our Winter Fayre will once again be at the Woodlands Centre, providing you with a great early opportunity to get your Christmas gifts, cards and calendars. There will also be stalls with homemade cakes, cats protection gifts, tombola and a lot more. Staff will be on hand to help with cat-related queries. Visit www.cats.org.uk/worthing
Event organiser: Worthing & District Cats Protection

Saturday 30 November 2019 - 10:00 to 12:30

Ferring Conservatives Christmas Fair (Ferring Village Hall)

Ferring Conservatives are holding a Christmas fair. There will be crafts and Christmas stalls, Father Christmas, festive music, tea/coffee and mince pies, a Christmas raffle and more. Entry is 50p, including refreshments.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

DECEMBER 2019

Wednesday 4 December 2019 - 19:30

East Preston Floral Club (Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston)

East Preston Floral Club meets each month (with the exception of January and August) for a flower arranging demonstration. The December demonstration is entitled ‘Countdown to Christmas’ and the competition ‘Christmas Carol’ (artificial may be used). Tea or coffee will be available, as well as a monthly flower raffle, lottery and sales table. If you are interested in becoming a member or just want to find out more, call 01903 773017 or 07900 815969, visit www.epfloralclub.co.uk or find the club on Facebook: www.facebook.com/EastPrestonFloralClub.
Event organiser: East Preston Floral Club

Thursday 5 December 2019 - 11:00

Silver Songs (Catholic church hall, Vermont Drive, East Preston)

Christmas Silver Songs: come and join in singing old favourite carols and seasonal songs and share a tea/coffee/chat. All welcome – good voices are not necessary. Collection is for Chestnut Tree House. Details from John on 297039.
Event organiser: John Scott Cree

Thursday 5 December 2019 - 14:00 to 15:45

Christmas Concert (The Glebelands Centre, Greystoke Road, Ferring )

To get yourself in the festive spirit, why not come along to The Terry Clough Choir's Christmas Concert? All are welcome and the programme can be guaranteed to have you singing along to your favourite carols and Christmas music. The entrance fee of £2 includes interval refreshments and is payable at the door. Those who have attended the choir's previous concerts will testify to the fact that it always an enjoyable afternoon's entertainment. Since seating is limited to 100, places will be offered on a first come first served basis. So please arrive early to enjoy our festive offerings!
Event organiser: Ferring Retirement Club

Thursday 5 December 2019 - 19:15

Ferring Horticultural Society (Ferring Village Hall)

Members are invited to join us for a Christmas Social. Tickets are £10 and can be obtained from Denise Potton on 01903 506455.
Event organiser: Jim Gray

Saturday 7 December 2019 to 8 December 2019

Findon Church Christmas Tree Festival (St John the Baptist Church, Findon )

As well as admiring the trees, visitors can enjoy homemade refreshments, purchase crafts, preserves and cakes and try their luck on the adults' or children's tombola, as well as voting for a favourite tree. Admission and parking are free but visitors are invited to make a donation towards the upkeep of Findon Church. The festival ends with a short reflective service at 3.45pm on Sunday 8th December.
Event organiser: Parish of Findon

Saturday 7 December 2019 - 09:30 to 15:00

Next Level Bread Baking (Patching)

Join me for a day of bread baking in my country kitchen. This day is for bakers who have already baked bread and who want to experiment with different doughs. We will make a beautiful panettone, rich with eggs, milk, butter and lots of dried fruit, crusty baguettes and an awesome whole grain loaf using a mix of flours, grains, yoghurt and honey.
We use my regular oven, so it’s straightforward to re-create in any kitchen. With only two people at a time, the experience is really personal. £80 per person including coffee and cake, lunch and all the bread you bake, you get to take home. To book your place or talk about other dates, call Sue on 01903 871683.
Event organiser: Baking at Sue's House

Saturday 7 December 2019 - 13:30 to 16:30

Christmas Wreath & Arrangement Workshop (St Andrew's Church Hall, Ferring)

Ferring Flower Club Christmas Workshop. Learn how to create a contemporary Christmas wreath and a more traditional table/mantlepiece decoration. Entry is £25 pp, to include all materials and refreshments. Places are limited and booking is essential
Contact Debbie 01903 507512, email ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or visit www.ferringflowerclub.weebly.com
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Sunday 8 December 2019 - 09:30 to 13:00

Christmas Breads - Morning Class (Ferring)

Join me for a relaxed, fun morning and learn to make two Christmas breads for you to enjoy at home or give as gifts. I'm an experienced baker and trainer with an EHO 5* rated kitchen. All ingredients, drinks and snacks are included in the price, £35 pp. There's a discount for group booking of four people. For more information or to book, please call Debbie on 01903 507512 or email: forgoodnessbake.ferring@gmail.com
Event organiser: Debbie

Sunday 8 December 2019 - 10:30 to 16:00

Pretty Crafty's Christmas Fair (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington, BN16 3HB)

This is our second year at The Woodlands Centre. We have 25 stalls of very talented crafters with a lovely warm atmosphere, free parking and entrance, a raffle and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Event organiser: Nina Rose

Thursday 12 December 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

Christmas Celebrations (Emmanuel URC St Michael's Rd, Worthing BN11 4SD)

The Rowland Singers Choral Society invite you to join them for the first of their Christmas Celebration Concert. The choir will be conducted by Helen Emery, with guest soloist Johnny Zero. Visit https://www.rowlandsingers.co.uk/
Event organiser: The Rowland Singers Choral Society

Friday 13 December 2019 - 13:00 to 16:15

Ferring Flower Club Christmas Party (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

This year Ferring Flower Club is holding a Christmas Party to celebrate the season. Join us for a buffet lunch, professional entertainment and good company. Booking is essential. Tickets are £11 per person. For more information or to book, please call Debbie 01903 507512 or email ferringflowerclb@gmail.com
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Friday 13 December 2019 - 19:30 to 14 December 2019 15:00

Christmas Concert “Magic of Disney” (St James the Great Church, East Ham Road, Littlehampton BN17 7AN)

The choir present their magical Christmas concert on 13th December in aid of our chosen charities (doors open 6.45pm, performance commences 7.30pm) and again on 14th December in aid of choir music fund (doors open 2.15pm, performance commences at 3pm). Tickets are £10 for adults, £4 for children. Contact the Box Office, Chris Allen on 01243 582330. Email edwinjamesfestivalchoir@gmail.com or visit www.edwinjamesfestivalchoir.co.uk for more information.
Event organiser: Edwin James Festival Choir

Saturday 14 December 2019 - 10:30

The Nativity (Angmering Baptist Church)

Powerful, and visually magnificent this film depiction of the Nativity is a beautiful telling of one of the world’s most familiar stories. ‘Elegantly produced, deeply reverential, and above all, faithful to the Gospels.’ Daily Telegraph. (97 mins.) There is no cost for entry and all are welcome.
Event organiser: David Barnes

Saturday 14 December 2019 - 15:00 to 17:00

Table Sale (Samuel Wickens Centre)

Come to the WWCA's table sale. There will be original paintings at £15, as well as bric-a-brac, crafts, cards, gifts and many more.
Event organiser: WWCA

Tuesday 17 December 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

Christmas Celebrations (Findon Valley Free Church, Lime Tree Ave. BN14 ODJ)

The Rowland Singers Choral Society invite you to join them for the second of their Christmas Celebration Concert. The choir will be conducted by Helen Emery, with guest soloist Johnny Zero. Visit https://www.rowlandsingers.co.uk/
Event organiser: The Rowland Singers Choral Society

Wednesday 18 December 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

​​​​Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Thursday 19 December 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

Christmas Celebrations (The Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing)

The Rowland Singers Choral Society invite you to join them for their final Christmas Celebration Concert. The choir will be conducted by Helen Emery, with guest Worthing Silver Band. Visit https://www.rowlandsingers.co.uk/
Event organiser: The Rowland Singers Choral Society

Tuesday 24 December 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

Festive Swims (Arundel Lido main pool)

Blow away the cobwebs, celebrate Christmas and see in the New Year with us in our heated pool! Afterwards, treat yourself to some warm festive refreshments in the cabin. Festive Swims are held on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Years Day. Email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

JANUARY 2020

Thursday 2 January 2020 - 19:30

Ferring Gardening Club (Ferring Village Hall)

We start the New Year with a talk from Martin Duncan about 'Arundel Castle Gardens'. Why not start the New Year with a new interest? New members and visitors are most welcome. Further details from Angela Davis on 01903 243991.
Event organiser: Jim Gray

Tuesday 14 January 2020 - 19:15 to 20:45

Les Vins de France (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green BN16 4FU)

We start 2020 with an entertaining and educational talk in French about French wines, their provenance, how to discern the different type of terroirs and wines with particular reference to the Champagne wine area. Our speaker is French-born and bred so speaks from experience. Do come along to what promises to be an interesting evening. We are a group of friendly Francophiles with varying levels of French language skills ranging from those born in la belle France to those who studied it at school so whatever your level you will fit in. We meet every second Tuesday of the month. £5 a visitor, drinks available. Venez nombreux!
Event organiser: Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle supported by Alliance Française de Londres

Wednesday 15 January 2020 - 14:30

Clandon Park, Surrey - an illustrated talk by Tom Dommett (Conservative Hall, Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

Clandon Park, an early 18th century Palladian mansion in the care of the National Trust, suffered a devastating fire in 2015. This talk by Tom Dommett, Regional Archaeologist for the Trust, will consider the challenges of archaeological salvage, restoration and the rebuilding of the Grade I property using excavation combined with advanced survey techniques. All welcome – EPKPS members free, visitors £3 payable at the door.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

Friday 17 January 2020 - 14:15 to 16:45

Ferring Flower Club AGM and Speaker (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

Annual General Meeting, followed by tea and our guest speaker Mr Ben Crossland of Crosslands Flower Nursery, who specialises in growing Alstroemeria. Visitors are always warmly welcomed to our club meetings, no need to book. £5 admission at the door. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Friday 24 January 2020 - 12:00

Littlehampton Probus Ladies Club Lunch (Vardar Restaurant,Littlehampton)

Our members meet on the fourth Friday of each month at the Vardar restaurant, Littlehampton. We gather from 12pm onwards for convivial conversation and we sit down around 12.45pm for a 2-course lunch, followed by a speaker. For our January meeting, the meal, which costs £15, will be cottage pie followed by pineapple upside cake. After lunch, instead of our normal speaker, we will be having our annual bring and buy sale.
Membership is open to all retired, or semi-retired, ladies living in the Littlehampton-Worthing area. It costs £20 to join the club with annual subs of £15. To find out more call 07956540780 or email susya@talktalk.net
Event organiser: Littlehampton Probus Ladies Club

FEBRUARY 2020

Sunday 2 February 2020 - 09:30 to 16:30

Bread Made Simple (Ferring)

Roll up your sleeves and learn how to make delicious, nutritious bread in this full-day, hands-on class in Ferring. The class is suitable for beginners or those wanting a refresher/more confidence. I'm an experienced baker and trainer with an FSA 5* rated kitchen. In a small group (no more than four students) you will learn how to mix, knead, shape and bake a variety of bread and rolls, understand different raising agents and processes. £75 pp, fully inclusive of ingredients, refreshments and lunch. Discount is given to group bookings of four people. For more information or to book, contact Debbie on 01903 507512 or email forgoodnessbake.ferring@gmail.com
Event organiser: Debbie

Monday 10 February 2020 - 09:30 to 16:30

Bread Made Simple (Ferring)

Roll up your sleeves and learn how to make delicious, nutritious bread in this full-day, hands-on class in Ferring. The class is suitable for beginners or those wanting a refresher/more confidence. I'm an experienced baker and trainer with an FSA 5* rated kitchen. In a small group (no more than four students) you will learn how to mix, knead, shape and bake a variety of bread and rolls, understand different raising agents and processes. £75 pp, fully inclusive of ingredients, refreshments and lunch. Discount is given to group bookings of four people. For more information or to book, contact Debbie on 01903 507512 or email forgoodnessbake.ferring@gmail.com
Event organiser: Debbie

Tuesday 11 February 2020 - 19:15 to 20:45

Joséphine Baker (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green BN16 4FU)

Our talk this evening will be on Joséphine Baker, the American born but later naturalised French entertainer, activist and member of the French Résistance. Do come along to what promises to be an interesting and fact-filled evening. We are a group of friendly Francophiles with varying levels of French language skills ranging from those born in la belle France to those who studied it at school so whatever your level you will fit in. We meet every second Tuesday of the month. £5 a visitor, drinks available. Venez nombreux et soyez les bienvenus!
Event organiser: Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle supported by Alliance Française de Londres

Friday 21 February 2020 - 14:15 to 16:45

Ferring Flower Club Monthly Meeting (St Andrew's Church Hall, Ferring)

Do you enjoy flowers and meeting people? We invite you to join us at our monthly meeting and enjoy an afternoon of watching a professional demonstrator create stunning floral arrangements whilst entertaining the audience. Visitors are always warmly welcomed and in February can try us for FREE. Refreshments are available and the professionally made flower arrangements will be raffled.
Doors open at 1.45pm. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Friday 28 February 2020 - 12:00

Littlehampton Probus Ladies Club Lunch (Vardar Restaurant,Littlehampton)

Our members meet on the fourth Friday of each month at the Vardar restaurant, Littlehampton. We gather from 12pm onwards for convivial conversation and we sit down around 12.45pm for a 2-course lunch, followed by a speaker. For our February meeting, the meal, which costs £15, will be chicken curry followed by trifle. After lunch, we will be welcoming guest speaker Chris Cousins who will be telling us about Coco’s Foundation
Membership is open to all retired, or semi-retired, ladies living in the Littlehampton-Worthing area. It costs £20 to join the club with annual subs of £15. To find out more call 07956540780 or email susya@talktalk.net
Event organiser: Littlehampton Probus Ladies Club

MARCH 2020

Sunday 1 March 2020 - 18:00 to 2 March 2020 16:00

Sourdough Bread Making Class (Ferring)

Learn how to make delicious, nutritious sourdough bread in this day and a half, hands-on class in Ferring. Suitable for those who have some experience or have attended the Bread Made Simple class. You will learn how to make and look after your own starter and how to use it to make a variety of breads, rolls and muffins with it. As this is a lengthy, 'slow food' process, this course is a day and a half long. We will begin on the Friday evening, with a 3-hour session and reconvene at 9.30am the next day to continue with the process. The cost is £95 pp, fully inclusive of ingredients, refreshments and lunch. Discount is given to group bookings of four people. For more information or to book, contact Debbie 01903 507512 or email forgoodnessbake.ferring@gmail.com
Event organiser: Debbie

Wednesday 4 March 2020 - 19:30

East Preston Floral Club (Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston)

For our March meeting, the demonstration will be ‘Line and Form’ and the competition ‘Straight and Narrow’. Tea or coffee will be available, as well as a monthly flower raffle, lottery and sales table. If you are interested in becoming a member or just want to find out more, call 01903 773017 or 07900 815969, visit www.epfloralclub.co.uk or find the club on Facebook: www.facebook.com/EastPrestonFloralClub.
Event organiser: East Preston Floral Club

Saturday 7 March 2020 - 10:00 to 12:00

Cheeki Monkeys Baby and Children's Market (The Woodland Centre, Rustington)

Popular indoor market with pre-loved baby and children's items. This is a place where parents can buy and sell baby and children's clothes, toys and equipment. Parents can book stalls to sell their preloved items and we also welcome enquiries from crafts and businesses, children's entertainers and activity providers who would be interested in attending or advertising at our event. You can find more information on our website www.cheekimonkeys.co.uk or find more details on Facebook Cheeki Monkeys Worthing Area.
Event organiser: Sue Mansfield

Tuesday 10 March 2020 - 19:15 to 20:45

Les Trois Arcs de ma vie: L'Allemagne, l'Afrique, l'Angleterre (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green BN16 4FU)

Tonight's interesting and informative talk encompasses a life spent in three very different countries: childhood in Hitler's Germany, 20 years living in Africa and finally adjusting to life at 'home' in England.
Come along and meet our friendly group of Francophiles. Whatever your level of French, you will fit in, as we range from school French to French born and bred. £5 per visitor and refreshments are available.
Venez nombreux et à bientôt!
Event organiser: Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle supported by Alliance Française de Londres

Friday 27 March 2020 - 12:00

Littlehampton Probus Ladies Club Lunch (Vardar Restaurant, Littlehampton)

Our members meet on the fourth Friday of each month at the Vardar restaurant, Littlehampton. We gather from 12pm onwards for convivial conversation and we sit down around 12.45pm for a 2-course lunch, followed by a speaker. For our MARCH meeting, the meal, which costs £15, will be fish pie, followed by chocolate sponge. After lunch, we will be welcoming a guest speaker from Aldingbourne Trust.
Membership is open to all retired, or semi-retired, ladies living in the Littlehampton-Worthing area. It costs £20 to join the club with annual subs of £15. To find out more call 07956540780 or email susya@talktalk.net
Event organiser: Littlehampton Probus Ladies Club

APRIL 2020

Monday 6 April 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00

Artisan Market: Spring Into Life (Littlehampton High Street)

Now in its fourth year, the Artisan Market brings local producers, creators, and craft makers to the High Street. Expect to see busking, performance, live art and all the colourful characters that make up the local coastline and down lands around us along the South Coast. It’s a chance for locals and visitors to see the many community organisations, clubs and goods available within Littlehampton Town.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Tuesday 14 April 2020 - 19:15 to 21:00

Aznavour, sa vie et ses chansons (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green BN16 4FU)

Charles Aznavour, un chanteur de charme par excellence, né en 1924 à Paris de deux réfugiés arméniens, ami d'Edith Piaf, acteur, philanthrope, diplomate, marié quatre fois, père de six enfants ... Venez regarder des extraits de films, écouter des extraits de chansons.
We are a friendly group of Francophiles and whatever your level of French you will fit in as we range from school French to French born and bred. A bientôt! £5 a visitor, refreshments available on the night.
Event organiser: Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle supported by Alliance Française de Londres

Friday 24 April 2020 - 12:00

AGM (Vardar Restaurant, Selborne Road, Littlehampton)

Our members meet on the fourth Friday of each month at the Vardar restaurant, Littlehampton. We gather from 12pm onwards for convivial conversation and we sit down around 12.45pm for a 2-course lunch, followed by a speaker. For our April meeting, the meal, which costs £15, will be roast lamb followed by lemon meringue pie. The Annual General Meeting will follow the lunch.
Membership is open to all retired, or semi-retired, ladies living in the Littlehampton-Worthing area. It costs £20 to join the club with annual subs of £15. To find out more call 07956540780 or email susya@talktalk.net
Event organiser: Littlehampton Probus Ladies Club

JUNE 2020

Monday 8 June 2020 - 14:30 to 17:30

Professional Flower Arranging Demonstration (St Andrew the Apostle Church, Clifton Road, Worthing)

Please come along and support a fundraising event at St Andrew the Apostle Church, known as "Worthing's Hidden Gem".
RHS Chelsea Gold Medal Winner Mr Stephen McDonnell will be demonstrating some of his skills, alongside his usual witty banter!
Tickets are £10, which includes refreshments, and are available from Jonathan Davidson, on 01903 245169.
Event organiser: Jonathan Davidson

Tuesday 9 June 2020 - 19:15 to 21:00

Frédéric Chopin (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green BN16 4FU)

Compositeur romantique, l'un des plus grands pianistes du 19e siècle, né à Varsovie, mort à Paris à l'âge de 39 ans. Tonight's concert-talk will be given by the award-winning international pianist, writer and lecturer Emilie Capulet. Do join us for what promises to be a wonderful evening of music and learning. Whatever your level of French you will fit in as we range from school French to French born and bred. £5 a visitor. Refreshments will be available on the night. Come along and be entertained!
Event organiser: Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle supported by Alliance Française de Londres


October 2019